Purchasing Assistant (6 months)

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Oldham, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH17183

£18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum

Purchasing Assistant (6 months)
£18,000 - £20,000

Role Profile

A successful and established engineering business in the Oldham area is looking to appoint a Purchasing Assistant on a temporary basis to support the team during a busy period.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a hands-on Purchasing role and there is real potential for a permanent role at the end of the 6 months.

Key responsibilities

  • Issue purchase orders within the ERP system
  • Confirm and expedite deliveries with suppliers
  • Maintain accurate purchasing data within the ERP system
  • Source lower value items for the business, negotiating price and delivery terms
  • Provide reports and analysis for the wider purchasing team to support Procurement activities

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong administration skills and high attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills (ideally an intermediate or advanced user in Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Previous experience in a purchasing or supply chain role or the desire to pursue a career in Purchasing

Client information

A successful and established engineering business in the Oldham area.


£18,000 - £20,000

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